Army veteran secures job with Visual Verification

Posted On 10 Feb 2017
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Lamin Manneh pictured (left) with the team at Visual Verification

Army veteran Lamin Manneh was left fighting for his life after stepping on an improvised explosive device while deployed in Afghanistan. After surviving his injury Lamin, now a triple amputee, has landed a new job with remote security monitoring company Visual Verification.

His new position as a security monitor marks his first employment since being discharged from the army.

“Life can throw challenges at you and it certainly did with me,” said Lamin. “However, I believe everything brings its own opportunities, and I was determined to make the most of the new future I faced.”

This fighting spirit helped Lamin to win a Bronze Medal at the Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida earlier this year. Lamin was also a part of Nick Knowles’ DIY SoS team, helping to transform an abandoned street in North Manchester into a veterans’ village, now known as Veterans’ Street.

“My whole life has been about aiming to be the best I can, and having a job is no different,” Lamin continued. “Many people have supported me when times have been tough, so owe it to them and my family to achieve all that I can.”

Mark Rooke, general manager at Visual Verification, said, “In the short time he’s been with us, he has impressed with his abilities and really positive attitude. He’s a great team player and we are delighted to have him at Visual Verification.”